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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

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How to end childcare costs

Version 1.0

Changes to previous version - new guidance

Step 1

On the ‘Function Menu’

  • select ‘Application’ on the toolbar
  • select ‘Change of Circumstances’ from the options available. You’ll be taken to the ‘Key Entry Data’ screen
  • enter the customer’s NINO
  • select ‘OK’.

If you are taken to the ‘Select Household’ screen

  • select the relevant claim
  • select ‘OK’. You’ll be taken to the ‘Applicant Details’ screen
  • go to .

If you are taken to the ‘Select Application’ screen

  • select the relevant claim
  • select ‘OK’. You’ll be taken to the ‘Applicant Details’ screen
  • go to .

If you are taken straight to the ‘Applicant Details’ screen, go to .

Step 2

On the ‘Applicant Details’ screen

  • select ‘CC’ on the toolbar. You’ll be taken to the ‘Childcare Details’ screen
  • select the childcare provider whose costs have changed
  • select ‘Change’. You’ll be taken to the ‘Change Childcare Provider’ screen
  • select the tax year in the ‘Costs’ field by clicking on the appropriate checkbox
  • select the costs that have changed from the ‘Costs’ field
  • select ‘Change’. You’ll taken to the ‘Amend Cost’ screen
  • enter the end date in the ‘End’ field
  • select ‘OK’. You’ll be taken back to the ‘Change Childcare Provider’ screen
  • select ‘Ch’ on the toolbar. You’ll be taken to the ‘Child Details’ screen
  • select the appropriate child
  • select ‘Correction’. The ‘Correction Child’ screen will display
  • enter the end date in the ‘In Childcare’ field

Note: This will be the same date as the date the childcare costs ended.

  • select ‘OK’.

If you have made the change to a pre-award claim, you have ended the childcare costs. Return to the guidance you were previously following.

If you have made the change to a post award claim

  • you’ll be taken to the ‘Amend Finish’ screen
  • do not complete the ‘Amend Finish’ screen at this point, just return to the guidance you were previously following.